Daily Mirror – NHS front line: Perfect storm
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NHS front line: Perfect storm
The NHS is facing a crisis with soaring staff absences and a large rise in COVID patients, the Daily Mirror reports.
The paper describes it as a “perfect storm” of pressure on the NHS front line. It pictures a statistics board at Blackpool hospital showing three measures in red – including the longest wait to see a doctor at over six hours. It quotes a union boss as saying: “We are nearly at breaking point.”
Downing Street staff held two parties the night before Prince Philip’s funeral, claims the Daily Mirror on its front page.
Kate Beale’s son and his friend had hoped to be at tonight’s match but were scammed out of £80 – and the culprit told their mum it was because he ‘is poor’
Prince Andrew has been stripped of his military affiliations and royal patronages. The Queen made her mind up on Wednesday, after a summit with future king Prince William at her Windsor Castle home
Daily Mirror writes that Boris Johnson was “fighting for his political life” on Wednesday night as Tory MPs turned on him over “partygate”.
Harry the Cockapoo puppy was washed and then put in a ‘drying cage’ at the groomers, but collapsed, and owner Lisa O’ Neill had to take him to her local vets in Ayrshire
Boris Johnson admitted he had been at the ‘bring your own booze’ party in the garden of Downing St, on May 20, 2020, when such gatherings were banned under Covid rules